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... I have had Hypnopompic Hallucinations for most of my life. ... (15 replies)
... If anyone else has any ideas on what I may be experiencing outside of hypnopompic hallucinations, please let me know. ... (15 replies)
... Wow, I've never heard of anybody having both hypnopompic hallucinations, and sleepwalking problems. I always considered them opposite ends of the same spectrum. ... (15 replies)

... re suffering from the same symptoms that have been listed in this thread then its really pretty unambiguous. You suffer from sleep paralysis with hypnopompic and hypnogogic hallucinations. I had two different sleep specialists that both seemed compelled to inject narcolepsy into the discussion. ... (15 replies)
... Hello All, Seems some of you are familiar with hypnopompic hallucinations (a hallucination that you see when waking up - could be in the middle of the night. Oftentimes a figure from your dream or bugs/spiders, etc appears in your room. It can be accompanied by sleep paralysis, but I don't personally experience that. Usually doesn't last too long and as you slowly wake... (15 replies)
... I sometimes see black spider like scribble when I awake! I've been Googling this phenomenon and results often point to Hypnopompic Hallucinations. ... (2 replies)
... Look into sleep paralysis. It is the result of your mind waking up before your body is ready. Do a google search on (sleep disorders - sleep paralysis). This is not life threatening and you can relax a bit. Here is a brief blurb from my favorite medical definition site. What is sleep paralysis? Sleep paralysis consists of a period of inability to perform voluntary... (4 replies)
... Unless it's the only way to cope because it really helps, don't take clonazepam as this will worsen your daytime fatigue and sleepiness. Also, it's a habit forming drug. Doctors can be quick with using meds as a quick fix without considering the real and long term consequences for the patients who take them. Welcome the world of sleep disorders. You have a long road ahead... (1 replies)
... That sounds exactly like what I was about to post about. I have been a heavy meth user for years.For awhile, yrs. ago, I started having these extremely intenses "dreams" It was right as i would dose off,usually ragged from weeks of abuse, but I can see out my lids barely and it's as if i'm exploding through my head from deep inside. My skull feels like it's gonna rattle off.... (2 replies)
... The experiences of "dreaming while awake" that occur as you try to wake up are sometimes referred to as Hypnopompic states or "sleep inertia". ... (5 replies)
... ep paralysis or can occur in isolation when people are falling asleep or waking up. Referred to as hypnagogic hallucinations when accompanying sleep onset and as hypnopompic hallucinations when occurring during awakening, these delusional experiences are unusually vivid and frequently frightening. ... (3 replies)
... I'm so glad I found this web site. I've been having trouble sleeping for quite a while and have been taking sleep aids during that time, which help me to get back to sleep after waking. That used to be once a night when I had to go to the bathroom. The sleep aids are Benadryl and for the past several months I've been waking several times a night. That changed a few nights ago... (3 replies)
... That 1- 1.5 hrs at a time is what is kicking your tail. I was that way due to my OSA. I had 60 events and hour and woke every hour. I never went into REM sleep and when I finally got diagnosed and on my CPAP.. I had some serious dreams and recovery issues. I am still recovering, but that is to be expected after 31 years of sleep deprivation under my belt and only 1+ years... (3 replies)
... Thanks for the reply.I am not getting continuous sleep,1-1 1/2 hrs at a time,but I have had the depression before the sleep problem.I have just been waking up to see someone from a dream in the room with me.It's kind of like the dream didn't end with me waking up like it's supposed to.The depression is deep seated and has been here a long time,it just got worse last couple of... (3 replies)
... Visual and auditory hallucinations are linked to severe sleep deprivation. Depression is also a side effect of sleep deprivation. Have you been to a sleep specialist for a physical evaluation? If your issue is sleep apnea medications for ADD/ADHD, depression, blood pressure medications.. can all have a magnifying effect on the sleep apnea and make your sleep deprivation... (3 replies)
... Could this be a result of major depression? the last few nights I have suddenly woken up from a dream and saw someone from the dream next to my bed.One guy was real dark and had a poker hand in his hands.I actually looked right at this kind of transparent figure for a few seconds.Then it disappeared.The next time it was a guy sitting on a stack of bricks outside a Home Depot.I... (3 replies)
... Congrats on getting off and staying off the drugs! I am thrilled to hear it. To many people give in and let drugs be their answer it is not. There have been other posts on this board about such occurances. I can not remember if drug recovery was an issue in them. Let me see if I can list your symptoms here.. I am a big list fanatic... At the onset of sleep you: 1) have... (8 replies)
... I know you wrote to Bethsheba.. but I have been doing a lot more reading and researching through the medical journals.. got some new things that made me go.. "Huh? Makes sense. Amazing." I occasionally have these jolts and spasm when trying to fall asleep.. often I am exhausted and falling asleep supline.. on my back. Hypnagogic and hypnopompic (visual and auditory)... (15 replies)
Sleep Paralysis
Jun 24, 2007
... Sure. I, personally, find it comforting to read others' detailed descriptions and experiences, so I will post my own for others to read. Hopefully you will still be around to read it. I have attempted to describe mine concisely, as it is nice, also in my opinion, to be able to read others' unique experiences more in-depth than common general, unspecific reports, since it is... (10 replies)
... ts normal but if it hasnt happend before then its probly nothing more than a nightmere and you just happend to be waking up. I experience what I think are called hypnopompic hallucinations as I wake up. They have happend alot throughout my life. I know they are scary but if its isolated try not to worry too much. ... (15 replies)

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